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Topic: Finance Ministry

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KUALA LUMPUR: Assets worth RM19.9 billion transferred from Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) to a special purpose vehicle (SPV) have not been liquidated, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Departm...
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DUBLIN, March 26 — Irish employment would be 3.4 per cent lower if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal than it would be if its neighbour remained in the bloc, a study showed today, pres...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Assets worth RM19.9 billion transferred from Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) to a special purpose vehicle (SPV) have not been liquidated, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s D...
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When I was still based in Penang, I noticed that Penang private hospitals are a favourite for many overseas patients.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — A man is posing as a “business manager” to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to defraud the public, the ministry warned the public today.
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GEORGE TOWN: The open tender for the Penang International Airport (PIA) expansion project is expected to be called at the end of this year, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 23 — The open tender for the Penang International Airport (PIA) expansion project is expected to be called at the end of this year, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There will only be an increase in the retail price of RON 97 petrol for the week of March 23- 29.
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PETALING JAYA: The price for RON97 fuel will increase by 7 sen to RM2.61 a litre, effective midnight.
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Starting midnight tonight, RON97 petrol will cost RM2.61 per litre, up seven sen from RM2.54 per litre last week.
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel price of RON97 will increase by seven sen per litre, while RON95 and diesel prices remain the same for the week starting Saturday (March 23).
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced an allocation of RM100,000 to three Chinese vernacular schools during their centennial anniversary in Kuala Lumpur today.
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The government has greenlit the construction of two mosques in the parliamentary constituency of Ayer Hitam, Johor.
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KOTA KINABALU, March 21 — The Pan Borneo Highway project will continue without the participation of the private sector, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — With the US Federal Reserve (US Fed) having signalled that there would be no interest rate hikes this year due to slower economic growth, Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) mone...
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THE launch of a foodbank programme by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in December last year to help the poor and solve food wastage problems was laudable (“National food bank to help the need...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad revealed that the Finance Ministry (MoF) is preparing clear guidelines on the criteria for the appointment of chairmen and board of directors in government-linke...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli) Centre of Public Policy Studies has proposed the establishment of the Public Fund to Eliminate Hunger (PFEH) to help the bottom 40 (B40...
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PARLIAMENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Auditor-General's Department to verify the legitimacy of every GST refund application made, which amounts to RM19.4 billion in total.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 18): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the Malaysian government will seriously consider future issuance of yen-denominated or Samurai bonds if the country is able to obtain rat...
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The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has decided to extend its Food Bank Malaysia programme to university campuses in an effort to help starving students.
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PUTRAJAYA: The national food bank initiative has been extended to university campuses in an effort to help students from poor families.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sales and Service Tax (SST) will not be imposed on tourism management services yet, says MATTA president Datuk Tan Kok Liang.
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SEREMBAN (March 16): The State Government will continue to work with the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (REHDA) to address the issue of people who cannot afford to own houses.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sales and services tax (SST), which was supposed to be implemented into the tour industry in 1st March 2019, will not be imposed.
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SEREMBAN (March 15): The State Government will continue to work with the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (REHDA) to address the issue of people who cannot afford to own houses.
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From midnight tonight, RON97 petrol will cost RM2.54 per litre, up eight sen from RM2.46 per litre last week.
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel price of RON97 will go up by eight sen per litre, while RON95 and diesel prices remain the same for the week starting Saturday (March 16).
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The government expects to finalise the targeted petrol and diesel subsidy mechanism by July at the latest.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three senior MPs and a senator from the DAP have sent a letter of demand to businessman Datuk Azwanuddin Hamzah, over several allegations he made against them on YouTube. They are seeki...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 13 — The Penang International Airport (PIA) expansion project will start next year, according to a reply by the Transport Ministry in Parliament.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — The government has not decided on the petrol subsidy mechanism promised in the Pakatan Harapan manifesto, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Je...
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PETALING JAYA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s executive director for investment Datuk Hisham Hamdan (pic) has been appointed as the new chairman of UDA Holdings Bhd, a Finance Ministry-owned property development company.
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TOKYO: Japan’s biggest manufacturers say current business conditions are at the worst in nearly three years, the latest indication the nation’s export-dependent economy is taking a battering in the current quarter.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The public has been advised to be careful following an online cheating case using the names of the Finance Ministry (MOF) and its minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Lim Guan Eng’s press secretary Lutfi Hakim has lodged a police report over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to the Finance Minister on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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OSLO: Norway is about to decide whether to let its US$1 trillion sovereign wealth fund dump all its oil and gas stocks. After more than a year of closely held deliberations, the Finance Ministry is set to reveal whether its massive fund will be allowed to divest close to US$40bil in oil and gas stocks.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Heart Institute (IJN) should placed be under the Health and not the Finance Ministry, says Tan Sri Dr Yahya Awang, who helped set up the institution.
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel price of RON97 will go up by three sen per litre, while RON95 and diesel prices remain the same for the week starting March 9.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government of Malaysia’s 200 billion yen (RM7.3bil) 10-year Samurai bonds due 2029 were successfully priced at a full cost of 0.63% per annum.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON95 and diesel will remain at RM2.08/litre and RM2.18/litre, respectively, from midnight tonight to March 15, 2019.
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PETALING JAYA (March 8): The Health Ministry (KKM) through the Health Advisory Council is looking for the best mechanism to create an effective and continuous cooperation between public and private ho...
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Dr Yahya Awang, a pioneer surgeon who helped set up the National Heart Institute or Institut Jantung Negara (IJN), has urged the Health Ministry to take over the running of IJN from the Finance Ministry.
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In a statement, the Finance Ministry announced that the price of RON95 will remain unchanged at RM2.08 per litre, while diesel, at RM2.18 per litre.
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel price of RON97 will go up by three sen per litre, while RON95 and diesel prices remain the same for the week starting Saturday (March 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — The Malaysian government successfully priced its ¥200 billion (RM7.3 billion) 10-year Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Guaranteed Samurai Bond at the full cos...
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The Malaysian government successfully priced its 200 billion yen (RM7.3 billion) 10-year Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Guaranteed Samurai Bond at the full cost of 0.63 percent per an...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid (pix), the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government of Malaysia's 200bil yen (RM7.3bil) 10-year Samurai bonds due 2029 were successfully priced at a yield of 0.53%.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 8 ― Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid, the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid, the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.
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Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid has been appointed as the new auditor-general, announced the chief secretary to the government Ismail Bakar.
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There has been a backlog of maintenance work on some federal roads in the country due to insufficient allocations, Works Minister Baru Bian said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
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TOKYO, March 5 — Asian shares stepped back today after China cut its economic growth target and pledged measures to support the economy amid growing challenges from rising debt and a dispute over tr...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The widow of the late Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, two teenage boys and another woman have been charged with his murder.
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PETALING JAYA - The wife of Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan and her two sons from her first marriage are expected to be charged on Monday (March 4) with murdering the venture capital firm founder.
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik has promised to restore the RM250 book vouchers students once received under the now-defunct 1Malaysia Book Vouchers (BB1M) programme by next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad today assured Semenyih residents that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will upgrade the medical facilities in the Selangor state seat despi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON95 petrol and diesel for the week of March 2 to 8 will remain at RM2.08 and RM2.18 per litre, respectively, according to the Finance Ministry.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s signal for an allocation to be approved for the development of a new hospital in Semenyih was meant more for the Finance Ministry than the Health Ministry, said ...
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From midnight tonight, RON97 petrol will cost RM2.43 per litre, an increase of 5 sen, while RON95 petrol will remain unchanged at RM2.08 per litre.
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PETALING JAYA: Petrol prices for RON97 are up by five sen per litre, while the price of RON95 and diesel remained the same for the week starting Saturday (March 2).
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GEORGE TOWN: Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says the final say on any new hospital in Semenyih will come from the Finance Ministry.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 1 — The Health Ministry is ready to build a hospital in Semenyih if the Finance Ministry will fund this, said Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 28 — The Finance Ministry today handed over a RM5 million allocation to Restu Foundation for the management of the printing and distribution of the Quran by the Nasyrul Quran Complex ...
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Putrajaya's healthcare policies for the bottom B40 income group are contradictory because it was allowing the private medical services providers to expand and recruit specialists from the public secto...
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The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre will continue to lead the development of the mechanism for applying Social Enterprise (SE) status though it has been moved from the Finance Ministry to the Entrepreneur Development Ministry.
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Following criticism over the lack of information in the run-up to the introduction of MySalam, an insurance scheme intended for the bottom 40 (B40) income earners, the Finance Ministry today unveiled ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will remain under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister’s Department (JPM), said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). It said speculations that TH would be ...
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The Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will remain under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister's Department, said the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). It said speculations that TH would be transferred to the Fin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Patients of serious illnesses such as cancer may soon be able to get their much-needed drugs at lower prices.
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LANGKAWI (Feb 25): The Ministry of Health (MOH) will not be proceeding with the proposal to set up real estate investment trust (REIT) to source for additional fund for the ministry, says its Ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government aims to roll out the first tender to start acquiring its first drug through a central pool procurement system in October, an effort that will help bring down the cost of medicines, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — Government handouts made many settlers too dependent on Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) loans, causing its debt to stack up and disrupt cash flow, New Straits Times...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian tertia­ry students will receive RM100 from the government to ease their financial burden.
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Some 1.2 million tertiary-level students are expected to receive RM100 cash aid by the end of next month under the Higher Education Student Aid (BPPT) programme.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian students at institutions of higher learning (IPT) in the country will receive cash aid of RM100 from the government to ease their financial burden.
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KUALA LUMPUR, February 24 — An estimated 1.2 million students pursuing tertiary education can each expect to receive RM100 aid from the federal government by end March.
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LANGKAWI: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will not be proceeding with the proposal to set up real estate investment trust (REIT) to source for additional fund for the ministry, says its Minister Datuk Se...
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The federal government has initiated steps to replace the current highway toll system with a congestion charge system, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement.
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LANGKAWI, Feb 24 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) will not be proceeding with the proposal to set up real estate investment trust (REIT) to source for additional fund for the ministry, says its Minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Work package contractors (WPCs) of the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3), who had earlier complained about not being paid by Prasarana Malaysia Bhd, can now expect to receive the RM25...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 22 — The Finance Ministry today denied reports that cost of living aid (BSH) is not given to persons with disabilities (OKU) who are single.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON95 and RON97 petrol will be higher by 10 per sen per litre, while the price of diesel will remain at RM2.18 per litre for the week beginning midnight tonight up t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The novation agreement for the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT) signed today, that will see the cost of construction reduced by RM15.02 billion, will ensure cheaper fares for consumers once th...
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SANDAKAN (Feb 21): The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun denied he was having a vacation with senior police officers in Turkey recently.
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SANDAKAN, Feb 21 ― The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun denied he was having a vacation with senior police officers in Turkey recently.
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Inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun has defended the visit by several senior police officers, including himself, to Turkey, stressing that it was for study and not entertainment.
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I READ with interest the article “DLP textbook publishers chosen by talks and open tender” (The Star, Jan 22), which reported that the Education Ministry was allowed by the Finance Ministry to con...
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KUCHING (Feb 20): The Cabinet today agreed that the Sarawak Government's RM1 billion debt with the Federal Government would be used to upgrade the dilapidated schools in the State, said Education Mini...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 20 — The Finance Ministry has received more than 900,000 applications for the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) 2019 cash aid since it was opened on Feb 1.
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KUCHING, Feb 20 — The federal government has agreed that an RM1 billion loan repayment from the Sarawak government will be used to repair dilapidated schools in the state, Education Minister Maszlee...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah has denied a report by Malay daily Utusan Malaysia which quoted him as saying that the reinstated Sales and Services Tax (SST) f...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 20): The Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) 2019 payment of RM100 will be paid out to individuals categorised as bachelors at the end of next month, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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CAIRO: Egypt has issued US$4 billion in dollar denominated bonds with maturities of five, 10 and 30 years in a sale that was five times oversubscribed, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.